Tag: Mental Health

Advice for College Student Dealing with Anxiety During this Pandemic

Advice for College Student Dealing with Anxiety During this Pandemic A global pandemic, finals, graduation, not knowing what’s next — you might be feeling more stressed than usual right now, but there are still ways to take care of yourself.   HerCampus talked to Dr. Kirsten Thompson, M.D., board-certified psychiatrist, clinical instructor at UCLA, and founder of the telehealth company Remedy (launching in June…

10 Ways to Calm Pre-College Nerves

10 Ways to Calm Pre-College Nerves COLLEGE. It’s an exciting word, but also a terrifying one. After months of endless applications, emotional acceptances and rejections, and difficult decisions, it’s now your last summer at home. Soon, you’ll finally be ready to pack your bags and go. Or are you?  As your departure date draws closer, you’re probably suffering from some serious pre-college…

Tips to Stay Productive and Healthy Working From Home

5 Tips for Staying Productive and Mentally Healthy While You’re Working From Home With the spread of the novel coronavirus affecting everything from international travel to the availability of hand sanitizer, mitigating COVID-19 in the United States has become a growing concern. That’s why many companies are mandating or recommending that as many employees as possible work remotely until the virus can…

You Shouldn’t Have To Sacrifice Mental Health For Your Goals

You Shouldn’t Have To Sacrifice Your Mental Health To Achieve Your Goals When it comes to ambition, it’s easy to allow big visions to eclipse our needs. In fact, burnout is reaching epidemic levels in our workforce. In 2019, some studies estimated that over two-thirds of employees experienced symptoms. Unrealistic demands and a lack of healthy work-life balance can partially be to…

How To Keep Your Working Hours In Check When Home

How To Keep Your Working Hours In Check When Working From Home A recent study showed that people are actually working longer hours now that they’re working from home rather than in their typical office setting. One reason is that it’s harder to keep track of time working from home because you don’t have a commute anymore, something that typically signals when…

How Procrastinating Your Schoolwork Impacts Your Mental Health

In college, wellness is often characterized as balancing academics with friends, jobs, and extracurriculars. Academics and the pressure to earn good grades is a prominent source of stress for college students. But does balancing schoolwork, managing time, and alleviating stress always mean getting work done ahead of time or taking the full allotted time to complete an assignment? Spending only as much…